Best Places to Retire in Texas

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State Overview

As the saying goes, "everything is bigger in Texas." The phrase definitely rings true, and one of the advantages of such a large state is the fact that are vast amount of cities that appeal to retirees in different ways. Looking to spend the next stage of your life in or around a bustling, cultural city? Texas has you covered. Looking to kick back on a few acres in a ranching community? Texas has you covered. Looking for mild winters, tax friendliness, low cost of living, and a friendly community vibe? You guessed it, Texas has you covered there too. The state has become an increasingly popular choice with retirees looking for a lifestyle change, check out some of our best places to retire in Texas below to find out why!

State Facts

Demographics

Median Age:

33.6

Percent of people 65+:

11.2%

Median Household Income:

$ 51,900

Unemployment Rate:

4.2%

Geography

Region:

South central

Capital:

Austin

Largest City:

Houston

Largest City:

San Antonio

Fun Facts

Nick Name:

Lone Star State

State Mammal:

Texas Longhorn

State Food:

Chili con carne

State Song:

"Texas, Our Texas"